Rewriting Russian Gymnastics
Personal reflections on the beautiful Russians, results and interviews
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Tuesday, 29 August 2017
Queen Mustafina on comeback trail
Mustafina will return to Round Lake on 3 September to begin preparations for Euros in August 2018, says Valentina Rodionenko. The Olympic ...
Wednesday, 2 August 2017
The status of this blog ... update
Russian promise Elena Eremina at control competition at Round Lake last week, 27th July. Courtesy RGF www.sportgymrus.ru Hello friend...
Monday, 3 July 2017
Vladislav Rotstorotsky, extraordinary coach and kind man, has died age 85. Love and peace.
Legendary coach Vladislav Rotstorotsky, genius, innovator, and 'infinitely kind' according to top Russian sports journalist Elena Va...
Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Why did Katya Sokova retire?
Why did Katya Sokova retire? Here's why - a sad and shocking story of neglect and a seriously hurt 16 year old 😔http://israeligymnerd....
Saturday, 15 April 2017
Don't miss Aliya's latest interview!
Plans for the Olympics, the family cat, how Aliya managed her nerves in 2012 and much more - translation on Liubov's blog http://israeli...
Sunday, 5 March 2017
Mustafina strong enough to compete for Russia again, says Andrei Rodionenko
Aliya Mustafina has said that she will begin training again in December, says Andrei Rodionenko, and he believes that she is strong-willed e...
Rodionenko optimistic about Russian team to 2020
National head coach Andrei Rodionenko says he feels optimistic about the next four years, based on the number of gymnasts who are showing pr...
Some assumptions - national team for Europeans
Looking well ahead (there are another six weeks to go before the European Championships) Valentina Rodionenko has outlined a few assumptions...
Friday, 17 February 2017
Komova to begin recovery and training this year
Doctors have given 2012 Olympian Viktoria Komova the all clear to begin light training and make a gradual recovery this year, reports her ...
Friday, 13 January 2017
Elena Gurova - Tiny Dancer
Baby face ... Born 30 December 1972, Elena Gurova was one of the Soviet Union's gymnastics prodigies who blossomed early, but never qu...
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